Another Free Soloist Dies

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Another Free Soloist Dies

Postby RiverMountain » Thu Jul 15, 2010 8:42 am

A classmate of Julia Sebastian at Stanford falls to her death while free soloing on Eichorn Pinnacle

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/07/14/BARC1EE95P.DTL

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Re: Another Free Soloist Dies

Postby learnin2climb » Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:33 am

I just read that in the paper. Sad.
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Re: Another Free Soloist Dies

Postby Dodrill » Thu Jul 15, 2010 6:38 pm

Man, thats such a bummer. Its pretty scary and exposed downclimbing that thing. A friend was up there that day and said the wind was just howling over Cathedral Peak. Apparently she and Jim were on a climbing date. She wrote in the register that it was the best first date she'd ever had.

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